Todd: Bad Impeachment Polling not ‘Organic’, GOP ‘Bullying’ Dems


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With the way forward on impeachment not looking so hot, NBC political director and Meet the Press moderator, Chuck Todd did some venting during an appearance on Sunday Today. According to him, polls showing the public’s sourness on impeachment or declining support were not “organic” because of political ads running on TV. Then there was his complaint that House Republicans were somehow “bullying” their Democratic colleagues by pointing out the flaws in the Democratic-led process.

In the midst of their discussion, Sunday Today host Willie Geist shifted gears to talking about how poor the polling for impeachment was, since the public didn’t appear to be for it. “Even in those two weeks of public testimony that look dramatic to a lot of people, but the public didn't seem particularly moved by that. That's got to please the President,” he whined

“Well, look, and it was -- it didn't happen organically you know,” Todd bitterly declared as if it were a fact.

Adding: “We're going to report this this morning, but we’ve tallied up the amount of paid media on pro and anti-impeachment. There’s been basically a 4-to-1 spread of impeachment messaging on the President's favor over the last essentially two months since this inquiry began.”


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